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Mar 17, 2013 6:30pm EDT
of the national immigration law center has the latest on the debate over immigration reform. grover norquist, president of americans for tax reform looked at the budget proposals offered by house republicans and senate democrats and edward why it discusses how the federal communications uses a $9 billion fund to insure telephone and broadband services are available everywhere in the u.s. atshington journal" live 7:00 eastern on c-span. on monday, the chair of the national republican committee, will talk about the future of the party. and then legislation assault weapons ban bill passed out of committee and moving to the senate floor. this was the third gun bill passed by the judiciary committee but the only legislation to make it to either chamber of commerce since the mass shooting at sandy hook elementary school. this is one hour, 25 minutes. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i know senator feinstein has fought for this legislation and passionate about her belief in the need for legislation, and i respect her conviction, although i strongly oppose the bill. gun violence is a tragic problem in th
Mar 17, 2013 1:00pm EDT
. with regard to the sequester, the sequester his current law. it limits and sets our spending limits. it can only be violated with a 60 vote point of order. designed to make sure we have a firm cap on spending. most of us understand the spending route we are on today is unsustainable. as i understand it, your budget would eliminate the sequester. thereby increasing spending by about 900 some odd billion dollars and with interest on that money that would be spent, because it would all have to be $9.1wed, it would be trillion in new spending. it replaces it with a balanced plan of both spending cuts. >> i am aware that that is the purpose, that that is what you would like to do. i want you -- a simple question, a simpleuer digest -- question, as our budget expert, the top of the budget control act agreement, it suspended level for current law, you just don't turn it off your you have to pass a law to eliminated. and if you do, it increases spending with interest over a trillion dollars. does it not? x you can say that about any of you. >> you canant -- say that about any of these. >> i just wa
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